Østfold fylke, Norway
New York, USA
He died at 44 years of age but left 6 children. He is said to be the first European at the Mohawk river settlement of Schenectady. After his death his wife married twice and was a major land owner. A son became the wealthiest man in Albany for a time.
The History of Schenectady by George Rogers Howell,John H Munsell
Original Owners of the Twenty Farms into which that portion of the great flat lying westerly of arent van curlers bouwery was divided
Farms No. 1
Both farms number one were patented to Catlyn De Vos widow of Arent Bratt the Norman, June 3 1682
15 aug 1705, former deeds being lost in 1690, Ryer Schemerhorn, only surviving trustee, gave a new deed to Arent Bratt, grandson of Arent Ahdreissen Bratt, for the first lot thirty six acres and aftermost lot thirty acres.
27 aug 1713, Ryer Schermerhorn and Dirk Bratt conveyed to Samuel Bratt the hindermost farm No. 1, CONTAINING 15 MORGANS and 467 rods. pg 12
The fourth large parcel of the bouwland, called the second or foremost piece of land to distinguish it from Van Curlers,which was called the first piece lay next west. The eaast line of this tract ran along the west fence of the Schenectady car works yard, and so northerly to and around the east side of lot no.1 belonging to Arent Bratt, following the small brook, emptying into the Binne Kilt a little east of the farm buidings of the late John Myers. The western line of this parcel was the Poenthes Kill.
Catalyntje De Vos Bradt (1628 - 1712)*
Aeffie Arentse Bradt Van Petten (1649 - 1728)*
Created by: Dave Peck
Record added: Mar 14, 2011
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My 9th Great-Grandfather. Rest in God's eternal love and peace, dear Arent.|
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